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Proven Scalability For SAS 9.2

Companies utilize analytics to drive revenue and cut costs. Discover how to do this faster and with less risk with the proven the linear scalability of SAS 9.2 running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® on NEC’s newest Intel® Xeon® processor.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Your Solaris Alternative

With the improved price, performance, and reliability of industry standard x86_64 servers, buying SPARC hardware has become less compelling. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux has emerged as the OS of choice with its open, industry-standard architecture.

Vertical Scaling of Oracle 10g on Xeon Servers with RHEL 5

Are you considering migrating mission-critical applications from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux? This study demonstrates the excellent performance and vertical scaling of Oracle OLTP on RHEL 5 running on Intel Xeon based servers (up to 24 cores).

SAP on Solaris Migration to RHEL on Intel Xeon IBM Servers

Lower costs and improve performance migrating SAP to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This guide shows how to migrate the central instance of an SAP system from the Solaris OS for SPARC-based systems (64-bit) (Solaris 10) to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Migration Guide

This migration guide reviews the approach that Principled Technologies recommends for migrating the central instance of an SAP system from the Solaris operating system for SPARC-based systems (64-bit) (Solaris 10) to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform for SAP applications for x86-64 based systems. We cover installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform for SAP applications on the IBM System x3650 M2 and migrating a SAP applications system from the Sun Fire to the IBM System x3650 M2.

Linux and Solaris An Analysis of two Enterprise Operating Systems

This paper by the Robert Frances Group outlines the important differences between a Solaris and Linux operating system. It covers the differences in vendor community strategies, market position and direction, and technical features that IT executives should consider when comparing a Linux and Unix Enterprise operating system.

Migrate from Unix to Linux in Six Steps

This paper provides an overview of a simple, six-step process for migrating from UNIX to Linux.

Five Things to Consider Before migrating from Unix to Linux

Any change brings with it an element of risk, whether the change is an application upgrade, a UNIX upgrade, or a transition from enterprise UNIX to Linux. This paper serves to explore five key considerations that every organization should make before migrating from UNIX to Linux.

The Ultimate Triple Play: Migrating from a Proprietary Risc/Unix Platform to Red Hat, Dell, Intel

There has never been a better time to migrate your proprietary RISC servers to Intel® Xeon® processor-powered Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®. This brief discusses how you can reduce costs and scalability, flexibility and performance with this trio of leading technology vendors supporting your business.

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